Reconnecting Youth

Reconnecting Youth (RY) is a school-based prevention program for high school students in grades 9 through 12 (14 to 18 years old) who are at risk for school dropout.

RY RESULTS:

  • 35% reduction in dropout rates
  • 50% reduction in hard drug use
  • 75% reduction in depression / hopelessness
  • 80% reduction in suicidal behaviors
  • 18% increase in GPA for all classes (excluding RY)
  • 7.5% increase in credits earned per semester

CAST

CAST (Coping And Support Training) is a suicide prevention program which may be used in schools or community settings.

CAST RESULTS

  • 65% reduction in suicide risk behaviors

  • 44% reduction in depression

  • 62% reduction in hard drug use

  • 16% reduction in alcohol use

  • 24% increase in problem-solving coping

  • 24% increase in personal control

NEW SERVICES

GRANT DEVELOPMENT

Reconnecting Youth has designed the Grant Development section to help institutions develop their required Wellness Programs and has a dedicated staff to provide the technical support needed to accomplish this. This division also provides an added layer of support by way of grant development and implementation for a variety of educational schools, programs, and agencies.

EDUCATION & TRAINING

The RY Company provides an array of ancillary educational resources in a downloadable format. These resources range from curriculum descriptions for various audiences, PowerPoint presentations, grant writing templates, crisis response planning, and much more. The RY Company also provides three areas of training including Teacher/Facilitator, Administrator, Coordinator, as well as Customized Support that is tailored to your individual needs.

TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE

RY provides highly qualified technical assistance We offer FREE support via phone/email to anyone who has completed one of our trainings. Feel free to contact us at any time. We are eager to help you make your program a success! On-site support is recommended and customizable to your needs. Prices will vary based on objectives and related travel expenses.

SUSTAINABILITY

Ensure the sustainability of prevention outcomes by building stakeholder support for your program, showing and sharing results, and obtaining steady funding. The goal of sustainability in the model is to implement and maintain effective programs and systems that are continually responsive to stakeholder needs.

RESEARCH

We have numerous publications documenting the efficacy of the Reconnecting Youth (RY) and Coping and Support Training (CAST) Programs.

TESTIMONIALS

Please take a look at what participants, trainees, and trainers have to say about RY & CAST.

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RY & CAST Trainers

Types of Trainings

To achieve program goals, evidence-based programs need to be implemented as designed. This is what we refer to as implementation fidelity.

COORDINATOR TRAININGS

Coordinator Training prepares the participant for important supportive tasks related to coaching and supervision.

ADMINISTRATOR TRAININGS

These trainings provide essential program overviews for those in leadership positions planning to promote or implement the RY or CAST program.

TEACHER / FACILITATOR TRAININGS

Each training covers program theory, the prevention model, the structure of class sessions and an overview of the entire curriculum.

CONTACT US

If you have any questions about anything regarding the programs please reach out to us so we can help you.

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